The history of the Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS), organized by the Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc, goes back to 2006.

The 12th Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) will take place on November 9–10, 2018 in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The theme of the conference this year is Japan NOW: A Snapshot of Contemporary Japanese Language, Culture, and Society. Please see the Call for Papers and the Program.

We are very excited to announce that our guest speaker this year is going to be Dr. Jaqueline Berndt from Stockholm University.

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline: June 17, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: July 15, 2018
  • Registration deadline: September 9, 2018
  • Conference: November 9–10, 2018